Packers Rumors & News

  • NFL Rumors: Aaron Rodgers & Danica Patrick Have Reportedly Called It

    Total Pro Sports "Back in January, it was confirmed that Aaron Rodgers had a new love interest and was dating Danica Patrick. “Yes, Aaron and I are dating,” Patrick told The Associated Press at the time. Everything seemed to be going great as Danica transitioned away from her sport into..." June 21

  • Veteran NT B.J. Raji Unlikely To Attempt Comeback

    Pro Football Rumors "When nose tackle B.J. Raji walked away from football in 2016, he declared it a “hiatus” instead of a retirement. Well, the 31-year-old probably won’t be returning to the NFL anytime soon. ESPN’s Rob Demovsky tweets that he’s asked several agents..." June 20

  • A Saints approach: Packers could copy New Orleans' run plan

    ESPN "If you watched the New Orleans Saints last season -- and looked specifically at how Sean Payton employed his running backs -- then you have an idea how an NFL team can successfully incorporate two dynamic players at a position that typically features only one of them on the field at a..." June 18

  • Packers GM Brian Gutekunst sees value in late free-agent signings

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Green Bay Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst recently made a couple of late free-agent additions to his roster and, until this week, had not addressed them. Speaking on the "Nagler’s Never Right podcast," Gutekunst indicated that the signing of veteran..." June 16

  • Packers GM surprised to not have authority over coach "After an extensive search, the Green Bay Packers settled on Brian Gutekunst as their new general manager in early January. He replaced Ted Thompson, one of his longtime mentors, inheriting a team with superstar quarterback Aaron Rodgers and an extensive track record of..." June 15

  • Mike Pereira: If the new rules don’t reduce concussions, the kickoff is gone

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL’s new rules designed to reduce the impacts on kickoffs represent a last-gasp effort to keep the play in the sport. That’s the word from former head of officiating Mike Pereira, who believes that if this year’s rule changes don’t result in the desired..." June 15

  • Report: NFLPA exploring legal options for fighting new anthem policy

    The Score "It appears the NFLPA is preparing for a legal battle with the NFL over its new anthem policy. The NFLPA has hired multiple law firms to begin researching potential avenues to fight the league's policy, a source told Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio. Florio..." June 14

  • Packers tight ends Jimmy Graham, Marcedes Lewis facing difficult transition

    Milwaukee Business Journal "Since a neck injury prematurely ended Jermichael Finley’s career in 2013, the Green Bay Packers have tried to rebuild their tight end position. The Packers turned to free agency each of the past three seasons. In 2016, former general manager Ted Thompson took a low-risk gamble..." June 14

  • Ha Ha Clinton-Dix says he didn't skip OTAs for new contract

    ESPN "Ha Ha Clinton-Dix's return for the Green Bay Packers' mandatory minicamp gave him the chance to dispel the notion that he skipped the OTAs because he wants a new contract. He did that -- with a wink. The former Pro Bowl safety said Tuesday that he stayed at home because of a..." June 12

  • Packers TE Jimmy Graham embraces controversial treatment

    USA Today "This is a story in which elite-level sports meet the cutting edge of science, for better or worse. It’s neither an endorsement of anyone or anything, nor a cautionary tale. It’s simply a sign of the no-man’s land we’re in right now in the young science of..." June 11

  • Here's Brett Favre explaining how he basically invented RPOs because he was bored

    CBS Sports "Over the last few seasons, the run-pass option (RPO) has become increasingly popular in the NFL. The way it allows an offense to react to how the defense lines up and then reacts off the snap of the ball makes it easy to avoid negative plays that flow right into what the defense is doing, and..." June 11

  • Packers' Daniels: It's going to be difficult to contain Rodgers in revenge tour

    The Score "Aaron Rodgers is set to make opposing teams pay for a 2017 season in which he was limited to just seven games due to a broken collarbone, according to defensive tackle Mike Daniels. Rodgers had already been on a "revenge tour" prior to the injury, but Daniels said in an..." June 09

  • Donald Trump asks NFL players to suggest people he should pardon

    WEEI Boston "Donald Trump discussed his plan for presidential pardons on Friday and made an offer to NFL players to suggest to him people he should pardon. "What I'm thinking to do, you have a lot of people in the NFL in particular ... they're not proud enough to stand for..." June 08

  • Packers' Davante Adams on anthem policy: 'You can't fine somebody for a peaceful protest'

    CBS Sports "It's been more than two weeks since the NFL announced its new anthem policy, which will allow players to remain in the locker room during the national anthem but those who are on the sidelines will be required to stand. Teams -- not players -- will be fined for any actions deemed..." June 08

  • Packers' Ha Ha Clinton-Dix: Absent from OTAs for personal reasons

    CBS Sports "Clinton-Dix hasn't been present for the Packers' OTA practices while tending to a personal matter, but plans to join the team for mandatory minicamp next week, Jason Wilde of the Wisconsin State Journal reports. There had been some speculation that Clinton-Dix's..." June 07

  • Packers wide receiver Geronimo Allison focuses on putting Jordy Nelson’s lessons to use as his replacement

    Wisconsin State Journal "There are no assigned seats in the Green Bay Packers’ wide receivers meeting room. While the veterans might’ve had their favorite spots, no one was required to sit in a specific location.  But for the past two years, Geronimo Allison’s spot was easy to find:..." June 06

  • Aaron Rodgers on Packers' rookie corners: 'I'm going to dice them up a little bit'

    CBS Sports "The Green Bay Packers drafted a pair of exciting rookie cornerbacks in Jaire Alexander and Josh Jackson this offseason. And although Packers fans have high hopes for a secondary that's been lacking in recent years, Aaron Rodgers has no intention of..." June 06

  • Packers waive Colby Pearson

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers waived receiver Colby Pearson on Wednesday. The team did not announce a corresponding move. Pearson originally signed with Green Bay as an undrafted free agent on June 1, 2017. He spent the final three weeks of last season on the Packers’ practice squad. " June 06

  • Former NFL agent not confident Aaron Rodgers will get out clause

    247 Sports "Aaron Rodgers should already have a new deal in place now that Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan signed his deal. But by the looks of things, a new contract for Rodgers is not coming anytime soon because he reportedly wants an opt-out clause. But is it possible for Rodgers to get what..." June 06

  • Could Aaron Rodgers' Next Contract Change the Way the NFL Does Business?

    Bleacher Report "Give Aaron Rodgers credit. He could be asking for all the money. All the Packers' money. All the NFL's money. All the advertisers' money. Your money. My money. As the NFL's best quarterback, Rodgers could ask for just about everything short of the..." June 05

  • Aaron Rodgers: Reports about contract talks “are just conjecture”

    Pro Football Talk "With two years left on his contract, Aaron Rodgersdoesn’t have a “drop-dead date” to get a new one. The Packers quarterback deserves to become the highest-paid player in football and is expected to become just that at some point in the near future. But will..." June 04

  • No long-term impact from Clay Matthews' injury in Packers' charity softball game

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Coach Mike McCarthy said he won’t overreact to outside linebacker Clay Matthews’ broken nose, maintaining support for the Green Bay Packers charity softball game that has been held for almost a quarter century. Matthews suffered a broken nose Saturday when offensive..." June 04

  • Clay Matthews expected to have surgery middle of this week

    Pro Football Talk "Packers linebacker Clay Matthews broke his nose this weekend when he took a line drive to the face while playing pitcher during the team’s charity softball game. Matthews said on Saturday that he will need to have surgery to repair the injury and coach Mike..." June 04

  • Clay Matthews to have surgery on broken nose

    Larry Brown Sports "Clay Matthews suffered a broken nose after being hit by a ball in the face during a charity softball game on Saturday. The Green Bay Packers linebacker was hit in the face during the annual Green & Gold Charity Softball Game. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported that..." June 03

  • Clay Matthews likely has broken nose after softball accident

    Larry Brown Sports "Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews is believed to have a broken nose after getting hit in the face by a line drive during a charity softball game Saturday. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Matthews is being taken to the ER for a full evaluation, though the belief..." June 02

  • Aaron Rodgers, Packers not sleeping on importance of sack time

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "When you ask Aaron Rodgers what he does off the field to help his play at quarterback and, he hopes, extend his career into his 40s, he of course talks a lot about working out and eating a healthy diet. But he also usually, and casually, mentions another factor: sleep. Tom..." June 02

  • The Best Remaining NFL Free Agents

    Pro Football Rumors "The biggest names in this year’s free agent class such as Kirk Cousins, Sammy Watkins, Allen Robinson, and Trumaine Johnson have long been spoken for, but plenty of notable players remain on the board here in June. With a hat tip to James Palmer of" June 01

  • Report: Aaron Rodgers wants opt-out clause in next Packers contract

    Larry Brown Sports "The groundwork has been laid for Aaron Rodgers to become the highest-paid player in NFL history, but he and the Green Bay Packers still have work to do before they agree to a contract extension. NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo reported on Thursday that Rodgers and the Packers..." June 01

  • Green Bay Packers' Aaron Jones helps lady in wheelchair at Appleton airport

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Green Bay Packers Aaron Jones made another play on Monday. This time it was not scoring a touchdown and jumping into the stands at Lambeau Field, instead it was helping a lady who was in a wheelchair at an airport. The act of kindness was caught by a Twitter user who goes by..." May 31

  • With Bulaga still recovering, Byron Bell may unexpectedly be a starter

    Yardbarker "When the Packers signed Byron Bell earlier today, most assumed it was for a reserve, depth role. But now Ryan Wood of the Green Bay Press Gazette writes that Bell may end up starting for the Packers. Wood notes that there is concern in the organization about longtime right tackle Bryan..." May 31

  • Ha Ha Clinton-Dix skipping Packers’ OTAs

    Pro Football Talk "Ha Ha Clinton-Dix is not attending the Packers’ organized team activities, per multiple reports. The Pro Bowl safety has offered no explanation for his absence, but it’s probably a good guess he wants a long-term extension. Clinton-Dix currently is scheduled to play..." May 31

  • NFL Owner Admits He Changed His Mind On National Anthem Policy Because of Trump

    12 Up "NFL owners may not all be in lock-step over issues surrounding player protests during the National Anthem, but it's clear that the American president has been a driving force in the conflict-- and has influenced at least a few owners' positions on the matter. Former..." May 30

  • Packers Signing Veteran OT Byron Bell

    NFL Trade Rumors "Veteran OT Byron Bell announced via his Instagram account Tuesday night that he’s signing a contract with the Packers. May 30

  • Packers cornerback Quinten Rollins facing steep competition in return from torn Achilles

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "As a brutal afternoon lurched to a halt at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis last October, the season-altering injury to Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers obscured another devastating moment for a teammate on the opposite side of the ball. Midway through the second quarter of..." May 29

  • Clay Matthews: Packers' OLB depth 'not that great' "The Green Bay Packers changed defensive coordinators and overhauled the secondary this offseason. New general manager Brian Gutekunst, however, mostly ignored upgrading the linebacker spot. The Packers waited until the 248th pick in the draft to select a..." May 29

  • Adrian Peterson Lists Texans, Packers, Panthers, Dolphins & Rams As Potential Fits

    NFL Trade Rumors "During a recent appearance on ESPN’s “NFL Live“, free agent RB Adrian Peterson listed off a number of teams he thinks could be fits for him including the Texans, Packers, Panthers, Dolphins, and Rams. “I mentioned Houston a couple of..." May 28

  • Packers refining offense rather than “starting from scratch”

    Wisconsin State Journal "Jim Hostler has seen just about every permutation of Mike McCarthy’s version of the West Coast offense. He was on the New Orleans Saints’ staff in 2001 and ’02 when McCarthy was the team’s offensive coordinator, so he saw the early version of McCarthy’s..." May 27

  • Tight end Marcedes Lewis brings blocking skills to Packers

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Green Bay Packers are getting some help at the tight end position with the addition of former Jacksonville Jaguars veteran Marcedes Lewis, who announced the news Thursday via a photo of him signing a contract on Instagram. Lewis had spent the day visiting with the Packers at..." May 26

  • 10 NFL teams that could be poised for a big turnaround

    Larry Brown Sports "While free agent talent remains on the market, the bulk of NFL roster movement is already completed. Teams have signed, traded for, and drafted new players. Now with OTAs in progress, coaches are getting a clear idea of what their teams will look like in 2018. Quick NFL turnarounds..." May 26

  • Olivia Munn Gives Us The Dirt On Aaron Rodgers’ Family Beef

    Total Pro Sports "Aaron Rodgers‘ ex shed some light on his bizarre family feud this week. Olivia Munn made an appearance on Andy Cohen‘s SiriusXM radio show on Wednesday to promote her upcoming film The Predator. When asked about her involvement in the Rodgers family beef,..." May 25

  • DeShone Kizer learning by watching after last year’s trial by fire "It’s the age-old debate regarding quarterback development. Will a young signal-caller be better off in the long run if he gets thrown into the fire right away, initial results be damned, or if he gets to sit back for a few years and learn from one of the game’s..." May 25

  • Aaron Rodgers tells Falcons GM to get Matt Ryan's extension done

    247 Sports "Aaron Rodgers is expected to sign a new contract in the very near future. In fact, with Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan signing his extension a few weeks ago, Rodgers now knows his market value and he could sign a few weeks. And speaking of Ryan, Falcons general manager Thomas..." May 25

  • DeMaurice Smith: Anthem rule is about exerting control over players

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith says the league’s owners are less interested in showing respect for America than in showing they can control their employees with the new rule requiring players who are on the field for the national anthem to..." May 25

  • Packers Meet With TE Marcedes Lewis

    Pro Football Rumors "Free agent tight end Marcedes Lewis is met with the Packers on Thursday, a source tells Tom Silverstein of the Journal Sentinel (on Twitter). Silverstein notes that the Packers’ level of interest is unclear at this time.  Lewis, 34, would be a logical fit for the Packers..." May 24

  • Marcedes Lewis signs contract with Green Bay Packers

    247 Sports "Marcedes Lewis is the newest member of the Green Bay Packers. On Lewis' Instagram account, it shows him at Lambeau Field signing a contract and saying "say cheese". Lewis was in reportedly in Green Bay for a visit and it appears a deal got done right..." May 24

  • Report: NFL owners didn’t actually vote on anthem issue

    Pro Football Talk "Question: When is a unanimous vote not unanimous? Answer: When there’s no vote at all. No, this isn’t a Matrix-style exercise in whether or not there is a spoon. (Then again maybe it is.) It’s an example of the kind of casual white-lying that has..." May 24

  • Trump supports new NFL anthem policy, opposes players staying in locker room

    Pro Football Talk "President Trump has weighed in on the NFL’s new national anthem policy, saying the owners took a step in the right direction — but warning that the rule allowing players to remain in the locker room could be problematic. “I think that’s good,” Trump said..." May 24

  • New policy requires on-field players, personnel to stand for anthem

    ESPN "NFL owners have unanimously approved a new national anthem policy that requires players to stand if they are on the field during the performance but gives them the option to remain in the locker room if they prefer, it was announced Wednesday. The policy subjects teams to a fine if a..." May 23

  • Packers expected to visit with veteran tight end Marcedes Lewis

    Sheboygan Press "The Green Bay Packers are interested in former Jacksonville Jaguars tight end Marcedes Lewis and are expected to visit with him this week, an NFL source said. Lewis could be the veteran blocking tight end the Packers are missing on their roster. Entering his 13th season in the NFL,..." May 23

  • NFL expected to enact national anthem policy for '18 "The NFL is expected to enact a national anthem policy in 2018 that requires players on the sideline to stand but gives them the option to remain in the locker room if they don't want to stand, NFL Network's Judy Battista and NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. Under the..." May 23

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